If your child must take medication during school hours, please be sure that the school rules are followed. These rules are necessary for the safety of all children. It is the child's responsibility to come to the clinic at the necessary time to take medication.
- Only medication that cannot be scheduled for other than school hours may be given.
- All prescription medication must be in the appropriate prescription bottle with a prescription label bearing the child's name, the name of the medication, and instructions for giving the medication.
- Non-prescription medicine must be in the original container labeled with the child's name, the name of the medication, and instructions for giving the medication.
- All medications must be accompanied by the PISD medical required form completed by the parent. These are available online at this link.
- All medications must be stored in the school clinic. Only school personnel may administer medication. Children may not keep medicine on their person or anywhere else in the school.
Absence, Illness or Injury Note
A written parental note will be accepted for up to five consecutive days. A physicians written excuse is required for an absence, injury, or non participation which is longer than five days.
- Parents/guardians are required to send a note to the front office when a student returns to school from an absence or injury.
- Parents are required to send a note to the front office if the student will not participate in recess physical activity. A physician's written non- participation note is required for longer than five days of non- participation A physician's written note returning the student to physical activity is required before your child may return to physical activity.
- Parents/guardians are required to send a note for students who will not be participating in physical education clases due to an illness or injury. This note will be accepted for up to five consecutive days. Longer non-participation will require a physician's written excuse.